Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Neurachne alopecuroides

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Neurachne alopecuroides

 

This species has also been known as:

Neurachne phleoides

 

No common names have been found

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Neurachne alopecuroides: 5]

 

 

Popularity of Neurachne alopecuroides over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Neurachne alopecuroides (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Neurachne alopecuroides as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 12]

 

ecological restoration (1), exotic annuals (1), Grazing effects (1), leakiness (1), Nitrogen (1), nutrient depletion (1), nutrient enrichment (1), Phytomass accumulation (1), Productivity (1), productivity–diversity hypothesis (1), Rainfall (1), Tree cover (1)

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

timber (80.35), weed (5.18), medicinal (1.99), fruit (1.45), poison (1.44), ornamental (0.92), starch (0.66), cereal (0.46), nutraceutical (0.46), grain legume (0.46)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Christin P-A, Osborne CP, Chatelet DS, Columbus JT, Besnard G, Hodkinson TR, Garrison LM, Vorontsova MS and Edwards EJ (2013) Anatomical enablers and the evolution of C4 photosynthesis in grasses. PNAS 110, 1381-1386. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/110/4/1381

Prober SM and Wiehl G (2012) Relationships among soil fertility, native plant diversity and exotic plant abundance inform restoration of forb-rich eucalypt woodlands. Diversity and Distributions 18, 795-807. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00872.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Neurachne alopecuroides: 5; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Christin P-A, Osborne CP, Chatelet DS, Columbus JT, Besnard G, Hodkinson TR, Garrison LM, Vorontsova MS and Edwards EJ (2013) Anatomical enablers and the evolution of C4 photosynthesis in grasses. PNAS 110, 1381-1386.  http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/110/4/1381

Prober SM and Wiehl G (2012) Relationships among soil fertility, native plant diversity and exotic plant abundance inform restoration of forb-rich eucalypt woodlands. Diversity and Distributions 18, 795-807.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00872.x

Schultz NL, Morgan JW and Lunt ID (2011) Effects of grazing exclusion on plant species richness and phytomass accumulation vary across a regional productivity gradient. Journal of Vegetation Science 22, 130-142.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2010.01235.x

Shivas RG and Vánky K (1997) New smuts (Ustilaginales) on grasses from Western Australia. Mycological Research 101, 835-840.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756208605110

I.R.C B (1996) Chapter One Alkaloids from Australian Flora. In ‘Alkaloids: Chemical and Biological Perspectives’ (Ed.^(Eds Pelletier SW) pp. 1-154. (Pergamon). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0735821096800252

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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